Severe Weather Preparedness

Severe weather can happen anytime and include hazardous conditions produced by thunderstorms, including damaging winds, tornadoes, large hail, flooding and flash flooding, and winter storms associated with freezing rain, sleet, snow, and strong winds.

Always be prepared for emergency weather situations. Be sure to prepare the following:

  • Food and water supply
  • Medicine supply
  • Flashlights and batteries
  • Safety and personal items such as phone chargers
  • Important documents such as medical documents, wills, passports, and personal identification
  • A fire extinguisher

For more information on preparing for severe weather, visit Ready Illinois.